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Quarterly Market Report
Wednesday | 16 July, 2014 | 1:03 pm

First Quarter 2014

July 2014 - Metals shipments by distribution companies leveled off during May but inventories dipped more sharply, perhaps because buyers are restricting purchases in anticipation of a seasonal lull that begins around Independence Day. Imports have grown across a wide array of products, including semi-finished steel, cold-rolled sheet, wire rod and hot-rolled bar. Domestic scrap and carbon sheet prices have eased off their spring highs, but manufacturers continue to see opportunity ahead, purchasing managers indicate.

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Aluminum Tube, Bars & Flat Rolled Products

Coil Processing

Rolled and Extruded Aluminum Products

Stainless, Nickel, Aluminum, Pipe, Tube & Bar

Channel Alloys Braner USA Aleris Prudential Stainless & Alloys, L.P.

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Sawing Technology

Steel

SAPA Champagne Metals DoALL Sawing Products Parker Steel Co.

CNC Cutting (Plasma, Waterjet, Laser, Router)

Leveltek KMT Saw Summit Steel Corporation
Multicam Inc. Red Bud Industries Metlsaw Systems

Steel Plate

Coated Coil

Copper & Brass

Sawblade.com Artco Group
Centria Coating Services Concast Metal Products

Service Centers

Thickness Gauges

Dura Coat Products, Inc.

Handheld XRF

Admiral Steel Advanced Gauging Technologies
Metal Coaters Olympus United Performance Metals

Tube & Pipe

Coil Coatings

Thermo Scientific Niton Analyzers

Software

Independence Tube Corp.
Chemcoaters

Laser Cutting Machines

Enmark Systems, Inc.

Waterjet

 

Trumpf

Stainless Steel

Jet Edge

 

Machining Centers

Rolled Alloys OMAX

 

Handtmann CNC Straub Metal International

 

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